Brush Up On This Stock

How much more can you improve a toothpaste? Quite a lot, if you ask Ira Berman. No, he isn't a salesman for Colgate-Palmolive or any of the giant toothpaste makers. Berman is chairman of tiny CCA Industries, a producer of health and beauty-aid products for drugstore chains and mass-merchandisers. CCA's stock has been hot, rocketing from 1 1/4 a share in mid-November to 4 1/16 on Apr. 6.

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